TERRITORIES: Puerto Rico Deal

Last April when President Roosevelt appointed Robert Hayes Gore to be Governor of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican politicos did their best to find out who he was. Unlike their then Governor ,Republican James Rumsey Beverley, he had never lived in Puerto Rico. Unlike young Theodore Roosevelt who had preceded Governor Beverley, he had no great name. All they could discover was that he came from Florida, had nine children. They were pleased with the nine children because that meant that he could sympathize with the Puerto Rican love of big families. They...

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